Eldersburg woman killed as car hits sign post, telephone pole

August 06, 1996

An Eldersburg woman was killed early Saturday after her car veered off Route 99 near Marriottsville and hit a traffic sign post and a telephone pole, police said.

Linda Catherine Fox, 54, was traveling west on Route 99 shortly after midnight when her Pontiac Grand Am went off the road about a mile west of Marriottsville Road and hit the sign post, police said.

The car then hit a telephone pole, which split in half. The road was closed for seven hours.

Fox was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, police said.

Pub Date: 8/06/96

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